Communication Studies Department

More than 50 Western Washington University students and graduates received Outstanding Graduate honors for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Faculty members from dozens of academic departments and programs select one graduate to honor as the Outstanding Graduate of the year. Selection…

Event Description: High school and middle school students across the country from WWU’s College Quest Program, will be on campus for the week to gain college experience. These 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students are currently taking Introduction to Communication and…

 

“A promise is a promise” as the saying goes, and for young students in Honduras a promise will be kept this summer, when Western’s Tara Perry returns to their classroom.

Last summer while on a direct service project where her main goal was to serve, teach, and learn from…

Conference Presentation: November 16-19, 2017 -  I delivered two presentations at the National Communication Association (NCA), in Dallas Texas, I delivered the first presentation about how my interest in homelessness came about and the many ways that my students are …

How can media history inform our understanding of our current moment? What is the role of media in the construction of identity, social hierarchies, and our understanding of power? Recognizing that archival and primary source materials provide evidence that can help answer these kinds of…

Students and faculty gathered in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room Tuesday for a Leadership Studies celebration recognizing the work of students in Leadership Studies 101 and 450 classes. The Leadership Studies 101 class was broken up into groups with Leadership Studies 450 students…

Mary Erickson, visiting professor of communication studies at Western Washington University, will moderate a panel discussion on female film directors at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in Communications Facility Room 125 on campus. Erickson has written extensively about film and is a former…

Episode 30 of the Western Window television show is a single “Office Hours” segment hosted by Dan Purdy, director of Western’s Front Door to Discovery program.

Community Engagement: How can universities better engage with the people and organizations around them?

Purdy leads a…

The Associated Students Disability Outreach Center will hold a series of events on Western Washington University's Bellingham campus next week as part of the eighth annual Disability Awareness Week.

Disability 101 workshop, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 11, Academic Instructional Center…

Korry Harvey has contributed to raise awareness about the issues of racism and discrimination for many years in the Pacific Northwest.

“We need a broader understanding of what diversity, inclusion, and equity are,” he said. “It’s about understanding power and privilege, and…

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